If there is one thing the coronavirus pandemic has taught us, it is to appreciate all things au natural, comfortable and fuss-free. Over the past few years, we have been seeing more and more celebrities opt for minimal makeup and looks, go bare-faced on Instagram and even do some no-makeup magazine photoshoots. By normalising imperfections and making a case for natural beauty, these celebrities are doing their bit to do away with unrealistic beauty standards. And may we add they look hella gorgeous and radiant in every single one of these photographs. Take a looksie below.
1. Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan's lockdown selfies were a vibe unto themselves, glowing skin, flowing kaftans and even an uninvited zit, all made a weekly appearance on her Instagram feed.
2. Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka did this iconic shoot for People Magazine back in 2016, where she chose to go bare-faced with only a hint of lip-gloss on.
3. Alia Bhatt
4. Chrissy Teigen
5. Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore shared an Instagram pic that we can all relate to.
Captioning her pic, "OH MY GOD How did I let it get this bad. Base and brows needed. Must become her. #santaclaritadiet here we go again. Season two."We think you're beaut exactly as you are Drew...
6. Deepika Padukone
Another fan of natural selfies during the lockdown was Deepika Padukone, who's daily quarantine diaries were basically all of us.
7. Anushka Sharma
8. Jessica Beil
In this relatable photogaraph, Jessica documents the ups and downs of motherhood and proves that a glowing, happy smile is really all you need to look good.
9. Lady Gaga
10. Katrina Kaif
11. Sonam K Ahuja
12. Jennifer Lawrence
Kesha showed off her stunning natural complexion in a candid no makeup snap on instagram. Whilst the singer usually opts for high coverage makeup for performances and red carpet events, don't you love seeing her natural freckles ?
14. Sharon Stone
15. Shraddha Kapoor
Seen here in an impromptu photograph taken with a friend, Shraddha proves that you don't need oodles of makeup to look lovely.
16. Janhavi Kapoor
17. Bhumi Pednekar
Sharing this photograph of sunburns she suffered while shooting for a film, Bhumi sends out a positive message that imperfections are normal, and looks super cute as she does it.
18. Cameron Diaz
19. Gigi Hadid
20. Selena Gomez
21. Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth has always been one for natural beauty (bee stings to the face, anyone?) and she's taken that one step further for her 44th birthday, by going completely makeup-free. Posting on her Instagram, Gwyneth wrote that she was "embracing my past and future"—she looks gorgeous, does she not?